pannikin

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Etymology[edit]

pan +‎ -kin

Noun[edit]

pannikin (plural pannikins)

  1. A cup or other vessel used for drinking.
    • 1938, George Orwell, Homage to Catalonia
      It is all bound up in my mind with the winter cold, the ragged uniforms of militiamen, the oval Spanish faces, the morse-like tapping of machine-guns, the smells of urine and rotting bread, the tinny taste of bean-stews wolfed hurriedly out of unclean pannikins.
  2. The contents of such a vessel.

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  • The Oxford English Dictionary